Conjunctiva

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  • Viral Conjunctivitis Case Study

    Many patients who present with viral conjunctivitis must have had contact with someone with conjunctivitis, a recent upper respiratory infection, or both (Azari & Barney, 2013). Viral conjunctivitis signs and symptoms are conjunctival hyperemia, watery discharge, and ocular irritation with tender and palpable preauricular nodes (Coyle, 2014). The examiner suspected viral conjunctivitis as a possible diagnosis due to the watery discharge. Upon physical examination of Sherry’s preauricular nodes, they were non tender, non-palpable, and her conjunctiva were not hyperemia. Therefore, in the absence of tender, non- palpable preauricular nodes, injected conjunctiva and unilateral onset, the examiner ruled out viral conjunctivitis in this…

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  • Essay On Viral Conjunctivitis

    Viral conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the clear membrane that covers the white part of your eye (conjunctiva). The inflammation is caused by a virus. The inflammation can also happen on the underside of your eyelids. The blood vessels in the conjunctiva become inflamed, causing the eye to become red or pink, and often itchy. Viral conjunctivitis can be easily passed from one person to another (contagious). CAUSES Viral conjunctivitis is caused by a virus. A virus is a type of germ and can…

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  • Type B Tularemia Research Paper

    Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment, ulceroglandular tularemia is “the most common syndrome, accounting for between 42% and 75% of all cases of tularemia,” (Harik, 2013). The next type of tularemia syndrome is glandular tularemia. The portal of entry is unknown but it is suggested that skin is a possibility, it presents itself similarly to ulceroglandular tularemia, the difference is, glandular is most common in children. The next syndrome is oropharyngeal, which is most commonly…

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  • Trachoma Research Paper

    Table 1 - WHO simplified grading system for trachoma ACTIVE STAGE (infectious) GRADE CLINICAL SIGNS TF Trachomatous Inflammation-Follicular Presence of 5 or more follicles of >0.5mm in diameter on the upper tarsal conjunctiva TI Trachomatous Inflammation – Intense Presence of pronounced inflammatory thickening of the upper tarsal conjunctiva obscuring more than half of the normal deep tarsal vessels CHRONIC STAGE (non-infectious) TS Trachomatous conjunctival Scarring Presence of…

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  • Chlamydia Disease

    The ocular diseases include trachoma and conjunctivitis. C.trachomatis is “the most common reportable communicable disease in the United States, and is a major cause of genital tract and ocular infections worldwide”(American Journal of Nursing, 2015). Trachoma is the leading cause of blindness in the world. It is a highly contagious infection and is prevalent in Africa and Asia. Trachoma causes conjunctivitis that results in scarring of the conjunctiva as well as the cornea. It also results in…

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  • Essay On Conjunctivitis

    a) Causes Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is the outermost layer of the white part of the eye and the inner eyelid (Stevens, 2008). Conjunctivitis can be caused from many sources. These include bacteria, viruses and irritations. Irritations can be caused from allergic reactions to various things such as pollen and grass, irritation can also be caused from foreign objects in your eye such as chemicals (Durning, 2013). Unlike irritation, bacterial and viral…

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  • Aqueous Humour Essay

    also found PATHOLOGY RELATED TO VITREUOUS HUMOR 1. Vitreous floater: sports in some peoples vision they look like black lines, Some of these floaters does not irritate too much but some patients have more severe case and can cause damage in the in the eye TREATMENT: Treatment for this is not yet found but there are currently three options that can be of help o Do nothing just live with them o Do victrectoms,a surgery made or designed as sight saving and can also drain out vitreous humor o…

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  • Case Study Of Mr. Mckinley's Post-Bariatric Surgery Diet

    Assessing Mr. McKinley for vitamin and mineral deficiencies such as zinc (sparse, dry and dull hair; folliculitis, leukonychia), vitamin A (eye roughness, dryness, or foamy spots), calcium (brittle nails) iron (pale conjunctiva, cracks on lips, pale and/or ridging nailbeds), folate (pale conjunctiva, sore, reddened tongue) and/or a B12 deficiciency (sore, reddened tongue) is also essential. Anthropometrics, including weight, body fat percentage and circumference differences over time will help…

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  • Essay On Blepharoplasty

    from the skin flap. If the patient has festoons (herniation of the orbicularis oculi muscle), the protruding muscle is trimmed. If there is any laxity in the lower eyelid, a suspension procedure will be done. Most commonly, a stitch below the skin is used to tighten or resecure the ligament in the lower eyelid to the bony rim on the side of the eye (procedures known as canthopexy and canthoplasty, respectively). These steps prevent laxity of the lid, eversion of the lid away from the globe, or…

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  • Cornea Research Paper

    1.1 anatomy of the cornea 1.1.1 Anatomy of the Cornea The cornea is important visual part of the eye, it’s a thin dome-shaped oval from the front and circular from behind and covers the front part of the eye which include iris, pupil and anterior chamber. It forms anterior 1\6 of the outer coat of the globe.[1] The sclera and the conjunctiva overlap the cornea more vertically than horizontally. Together with the lens, the cornea refract light, and it is approximately 43 diopters of the total…

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